Q: What is sugaring?
A: Body sugaring is a form of hair removal using a natural sugar paste made from sugar, lemon juice and water. The sugar paste is molded onto the skin against the direction of hair growth, then quickly flicked off in the direction of hair growth, removing the unwanted hair and dead skin cells. This leaves the skin hair free, exfoliated and smooth as can be!
Q: Do you use the sugar to rub/grind the hair off?
A: Ummm...What?! No, Ouch! There is no grinding, sanding or rubbing the hair off with sugar. Most people actually enjoy the sensation of the sugar being applied.
Q: Is the paste really made with only 3 ingredients? Is it really all natural?
A: You bet! Sugar paste is made strictly with sugar, water and lemon juice, that's it. So natural you can eat it, we don't recommend you actually do that, but you can do you if you really want to.
Q: Can I Sugar while using Accutane or Retina-A?
A: No, please complete your treatment and wait a couple of months before starting sugaring.
Q: Does sugaring regularly lead to permanent hair loss?
A: While we can't guarantee anything, yes regular sugaring usually leads to permanent loss. After only one or two treatments you should already notice your hair coming in finer.
Q: Is Sugaring painful?
A: It really depends on many factors. Some people say they feel it more depending on where they are in their cycle and also the location being sugared. Most clients feel little to no discomfort and some even enjoy it. Unlike waxing, sugar is applied against the direction of hair growth and taken off with it, significantly reducing any discomfort. Alcohol and caffeine also have an affect on your sugaring experience. While you may feel like you will be more relaxed if you have a drink or a coffee they will actually heighten the sense of any discomfort making the process more painful than relaxing.
Q: Who can get sugaring done?
A: That's one of the great things about sugaring, almost everyone can get it done, including people with sensitive skin, diabetes and psoriasis!
Q: How warm should the sugar be?
A: Not warm at all! Sugar Paste if heated too much can seriously burn you. We have formulated our sugar paste to be used straight from the jar as often as possible. If warming is needed it should only be room temperature, or slightly above.
Q: I can't keep the sugar in ball form and it gets all over my hand. What do I do?
A: We all have this problem when we start, call it Newbie Syndrome! The first step is to relax and not get frustrated. To avoid this as much as possible you need to keep the sugar at your finger tips, while applying and during the flick. Sometimes if you do a really fast hard flick it will wrap itself around your hand.
Q: When I go to flick the sugar doesn't come off, it just sticks to my skin.
A: The sugar won't actually stick to live skin cells, so it isn't really "stuck" it's just sitting there waiting to be removed. When you go to do your flick you really need to overlap your last mold. If you think you are, try overlapping further! Still having trouble? Contact us, we will be happy to help!